Crash Leaves One Teen Dead and One in Critical Condition

deadly crashA two vehicle crash on US 19 left one local teen dead and another fighting for life this afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 17 year old Garret William Herman of Brooksville was traveling Southbound on US 19 in a 2001 Ford Mustang, attempted to turn left onto Country Road, and entered the path of another vehicle that was traveling Northbound on US 19. The second vehicle collided with the Mustang’s right side and the Mustang’s passenger, 16 year old year old Seth Leathers of Weeki Wachee, expired at the scene of the crash. Garret Herman was transported to St. Joseph’s in critical condition. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured according to FHP’s report.




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